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  • Obama leaves UK on Air Force one after flying visit

    Date: 2016-04-24 11:51:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:4781425

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) - President Barack Obama has left the UK after a flying visit in which he warned Britons not to vote to leave the EU. The US leader waved to waiting crowds as he climbed aboard his person US Air Force One jet today, ITV ....

  • N. Korea deploys 300 new MLRS along front line: sources

    Date: 2016-04-24 10:02:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:4780913

    SEOUL, April 24 (MENA) - North Korea has deployed some 300 new multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) along its front line with South Korea, which can hit Seoul and surrounding areas, Yonhap quoted military sources as saying Sunday. Local sources, ....

  • Obama 'hopes visit will encourage UK to stay in EU'

    Date: 2016-04-24 09:18:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:4780501

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) - Speaking to the BBC at the end of his trip to London, the US President said he expected to conclude a trade deal with the European Union before leaving office in the autumn - though said it may not be ratified during that ....

  • Death toll from Ecuador earthquake climbs to 646

    Date: 2016-04-23 20:31:42 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:92 - ID:4779205

    QUITO, April 23 (MENA) – The death toll from last Saturday's earthquake in Ecuador has climbed to 646, FOX News quoted President Rafael Correa as saying on Saturday, adding that 130 people are still missing. In his traditional weekly activity ....

  • Ecuador to recover from devastating quake -- diplomat

    Date: 2016-04-23 20:31:10 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:91 - ID:4779025

    CAIRO, April 23 (MENA) - Ecuadorian Ambassador in Cairo German Espinoza Cuenca on Saturday expressed deep sadness about damage caused by a 7.8 earthquake that hit Ecuador last Saturday, leaving more than 600 dead and 12,492 injured, while 130 people ....

  • Over 830 earthquakes hit southwestern Japan since April 14

    Date: 2016-04-23 19:11:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:87 - ID:4778969

    TOKYO, April 23 (MENA) - More than 830 earthquakes, including minor ones, have occurred in Kumamoto and Oita prefectures in southwestern Japan since April 14, NHK reported Saaturday People in the prefectures in southwestern Japan have been ....

  • Radicalized Frenchman seeking Jihadist recruiters detained in Brussels

    Date: 2016-04-23 18:47:22 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:85 - ID:4778801

    BRUSSELS, April 23 (MENA) – A French national was arrested in the Molenbeek district of Brussels after his attempt to find recruiters of militants willing to fight in Syria, Sputnik News quoted local media as saying on Saturday. After arriving in ....

  • UK FM condemns North Korea missile test

    Date: 2016-04-23 17:43:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:4778529

    LONDON, April 23 (MENA) – The British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Saturday latest provocation shows North Korea’s disregard for its international obligations, the department’s official website said. Following reports of a ....

  • Russia denies supporting Taliban to fight Daesh

    Date: 2016-04-23 16:27:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:67 - ID:4777601

    KABUL, April 23 (MENA) - Russia's Embassy in Kabul on Saturday denied reports claiming that Moscow cooperates with Taliban in fight against loyalists of the Daesh in Afghanistan, Khaama reported. According to a statement by the Embassy of Russia, ....

  • U.S. should press Poroshenko to settle conflict in Donbass — envoy

    Date: 2016-04-23 16:25:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:4777609

    MOSCOW, April 23 (MENA) - Settlement of the conflict in Ukraine’s east may be possible if the US influences Ukraine’s President Pyotr Poroshenko, envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) to the Minsk peace talks Denis Pushilin ....

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